Thursday, May 25, 2017

Sid Van Sinderen

Sidney Van Sinderen, Jr.

July 26, 1923
Big Lake, WA

February 12, 2017
Bellingham, WA

Bellingham High School - Washington (High School)
Western Washington College (College)
1946-47 Bellingham Fircrests (PCBL)

Born in Big Lake, Washington, Sidney's family moved to Bellingham in 1926. He entered the USMC after high school, and after the war entered Western Washington. He played basketball professionally for the Fircrests in 1946 after playing pro baseball for the Vancouver Capilanos of the Western International League. He would later work for many years as a teacher and an immigration officer.

Sidney married Jettie McClane in 1946 and they had a son and two daughters.

Minor League Baseball Stats:

Bellingham Herald Obituary, February 17, 2017

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